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4-H Summer Camp
Agriculture in Mitchell County
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Walk Georgia - Move More. Live More.
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Soil samples
Household Water Quality
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Mitchell County Ag News


Extension News



    • Winter Squash
    • Published 5/24/2017 by Sharon Dowdy
    • Winter squash are harvested when mature and can be kept in storage for months.
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    • Squash Struggles
    • Published 5/24/2017 by Sharon Dowdy
    • Best bet for squash-growing is to plant resistant varieties and take a break in the height of summer.
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    • Room to Grow
    • Published 5/18/2017 by Clint Waltz
    • Aerification helps turfgrass green-up, lets air and moisture get to root zone.
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Upcoming Events


  • May 24-May 25
  • 8:30 AM | Tifton, GA
  • UGA Tift County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00
  • May 25
  • 9:00 AM | Valdosta, GA
  • The Journeyman Farmer Program offers comprehensive training for beginning farmers. The program involves three steps: AgAware or Small Farm Business Training, Small Fruit and Vegetable Production or Small Ruminant Production, and Hands-On internship/mentorship. This is the first part of the training offered in Lowndes County and is open to all. Those who wish to apply for the Hands-On component must complete steps 1 and 2. The classes will be held in the Lowndes County Extension office on May 25 from 9-4pm.
  • May 25
  • 6:00 PM | Albany, GA
  • Baking Basics: Cakes, Muffins, Quick Breads, and Crepes- Thursday, May 25 ** Class Limited to 10 participants** 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm ~ $15.00 Materials Fee We are rapidly losing the age old practice of baking. Most of us resort to hitting the grocery store, bakery, or restaurants for these items. Some of my most fond memories were of baking with my Grandmother. Come to this hands-on cooking laboratory and get ready for some fun. Bring an apron and a box to transport left overs.
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